Scott Crenshaw has been appointed to the position of digital services executive vice president and general manager.
In this newly created role, Crenshaw will be responsible for driving the growth and strategy of Equinix's suite of digital services, including Equinix Fabric, Equinix Metal and Network Edge.
He will have direct responsibility for product management and the associated software engineering teams supporting these offerings.
Additional products under Crenshaw's leadership will include Equinix Internet Exchange, Equinix Metro Connect, Equinix Internet Access and Equinix Precision Time.
Crenshaw joins Equinix from Concourse Labs, where he has served as CEO and previously as president and chief operating officer.
As CEO, he enabled large enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation by automating cloud security and compliance.
Prior to Concourse Labs, Crenshaw served in a variety of roles at Rackspace Technology, including executive vice president and general manager, Private Cloud.
In this role, he led the growth of Rackspace's Private Cloud as a Service business to over $1 billion in revenue and the introduction of industry-first hybrid and multicloud services for businesses.
"Scott Crenshaw brings a perfect blend of skills and experience to help us drive our customer-focused vision for digital services," Equinix president and CEO Charles Meyers says.
"Scott will help us envision and deliver the services we need to help customers transform and scale their infrastructure with speed, agility, reliability and the cloud-optimised architectures they need to meet today's business needs and capture tomorrow's opportunities.
"Scott's track record of innovation and success at Concourse, Red Hat and Rackspace make him an ideal leader for this critical role."